German = Deutsch

Proverbs German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe. It is the most widely spoken and (co-)official language in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, South Tyrol (Italy), the German-speaking Community of Belgium, and Liechtenstein; it is also an official, but not majority language of Luxembourg. One of the major languages of …

Zeitgeist

Buzzwords Zeitgeist = Spirit of the time Examples How Indiana Basketball Explains American Politics – Politico – The zeitgeist of basketball is shifting in Indiana, away from the chair-throwing, player-choking Knight and toward woke players like Oladipo, who represents basketball’s urbanization and internationalization. Elsewhere on the Web http://www.guardian.co.uk/zeitgeist http://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist Google Top Charts Planeta.com German = …

Verschlimmbessern

Lingo Cards Verschlimmbessern = Making something worse while attempting to improve it. (German) Embedded Tweets Hello academia, let me present to you today's German word of the day: verschlimmbessern – making something (a manuscript, a grant application, anything at all) worse while trying to improve it. — Anne-Kathrin Kreft (@Anne_Kreft) May 10, 2018 The wonderfully …

Oktoberfest in Las Vegas

The City of Las Vegas and the German-American Social Club of Nevada present their 9th Annual Oktoberfest at the Historic Fifth Street School Saturday, October 7, 3-9pm.The outdoor event on Centennial Plaza is free and open to the public. The all-ages celebration features authentic German food. Beer and wine for sale to those 21+ with …